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15 Cards in this Set

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In his dealing with Congress, President George Washington
A. took drastic and bold new initiatieves.
B. attempted to intimidate Congess.
C. Often allied himself with John Marshall
D. was very careful and correct
Most of George Washington's legislative proposals on the economy were prepared by
A. the president himself
B. Alexander Hamilton
C. Thomas Jefferson
D. members of congress
Teh struggle against the Hamiltonian Federalists during the early years of the republic was led by
A. George Washington
B. John Adams
C. Thomas Jefferson
D. Benjamin Franklin
During the nineteenth century, presidents
A. dominated in area of foreign policy
B. dominated in area of domestic policy
C. were the leaders in dealing with the major issues of the day
D. rarely gave partisan speeches or campaigned actively for office
During the nineteenth century, president
A. were not expected to offer or promote a legislative program
B. were expected to present an aggressive foreign program to Congress
C. were expected to present an aggressive domestic program to Congress
D. were expected to restrict himself to dealing with only the dominaant issues of the day
The Reorganization Act of 1939
A. established the Exec. office of the Presidnet
B. come to be known as the War Power Act.
C. provided additional staff assistance to the president
D. Both A and C above
In military matters, Pres Roosevelt and Truman
A. worked closely with their party's leaders in both the House and Senate
B. forged careful coalitions with both political parties in coalitions to secure passage of their bold,new initiatives.
C. did not seek congressional advice and counsel before acting
D. were often thwarted byuoverly amitious members of congress
Teh pres is considered to be able to take actions required to protec and the defend the antion whether those actions are sanctioned by existing law or not, based on
A. Article II of the Const,
B. the Const. take care clause
C. the inherent powers
D. international law
The Supreme Court has been willing to sanction extensive govt regulation of the economy and social life since
A. 1856
B. 1896
C. 1937
D. 1968
In response to the Supreme Court's newly permissive view of the govt regulation of economic activity, the congress
A. passed hter Economic Reorg. Act of 1937
B. transferred vast areas of the authority to the president
C. attempted to undermine presidnetial initiatives in this area by passing its own economic program
D. acted to limit the Supreme Courts jurisdiction to civil and constitutional matter
Ehe Employment Act of 1946
A. charged the president to foster and promote free economic competition
B. Charged the president to create the Occ Safety and Healt Admis
C. Charged the president to eliminate unemployment in the US
D. all the above
Richard Neustadt described the core of presidental leadershi as
A. his contol of the budget
B. the power to reward and punish
C. the power to persuade
D. the veto power
it is hard for even a skilled president to lead in
A. Domestic policy
B. foreign policy
C. congress
D. All of the above
In matters of foreign policy the public usually
A. is deeply divided
B. supports Congressional over presidental actions
C. supports the president with a rally around the flag reaction of automatic support for the US position
D. opposes committing US troops as peacekeepers ininternational hot spots
Presidental realize after taking office that the 2.9 million employees of hte federal govt.
A. will do pretty much thesame thing they did before he took office
B. can be replaced or fired
C. are often more loyal
D. All look to the newly elected president for guidance and counsel